Quotables

I’m really loving the human voices tumblr these days. Here are some of my favorites.

The beginning of philosophy is wonder.

– Aristotle

I am the shipwreck of my own wanderings.

– Fernando Pessoa

I feel therefore that we are ancestors of a God and that with our deepest loneliness we are reaching out through the centuries towards a beginning. That is what I feel.

– Rilke

I feel all shadows of the universe multiplied deep inside my skin.

– Virginia Woolf

But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.

– Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

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